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Factual Overview (as of 31 December 2007)
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Contents Volume 4, 2007.

West Africa

Country

Area (in sq km)

Population (in m)

Currency

HDI

Head of State

Prime Minister

Benin

112,622

8.4

CFA Franc

0.437

Boni Yayi

Burkina Faso

274,122

13.7

CFA Franc

0.370

Blaise Compaoré

Tertius Zongo

Cape Verde

4,033

0.5

Cape Verdean Escudo

0.736

Pedro Pires

José Maria Pereira Neves

Côte d'Ivoire

322,462

18.9

CFA Franc

0.432

Laurent Gbagbo

Guillaume Kigbafori Soro

Gambia

11,295

1.6

Dalasi

0.502

Yahya Jammeh

Ghana

238,500

21.2

Cedi

0.55…

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“Factual Overview (as of 31 December 2007)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 28 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2007_factualoverview>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004168053, ISSN: 1871-2525



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